Van Gogh

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”
-Vincent Van Gogh

I guess this quote explains itself. No one can tell you that you cannot paint. Because you can, literally. Don’t let criticism silence you. You are the controller of your paintbrush. Pick it up and paint with what your mama gave you (heeheeharhar). When I think of Van Gogh, and this quote, I think about how his ear was gone. He could only hear half of the people criticizing him. Maybe we should cut off an ear. Or maybe both.

I kid.

I’m one of those people who have to listen to criticism in order to get better. Negative criticism is always the best criticism.

-Ashton

A Pinch of Me

MAIN DISH:

3 c. oriental wisdom

Dash of laziness

2 nights of Super Mario Bros Classic, green mushroom included

5 Korean pop albums

2 oz. Mild Depression

10 tbsp. Anime & Manga (without the mature titles)

1 serving of crushed crayons & pens

4 pinches of spicy attitude

2 D50 cameras

3 afternoons of fishing (no puffer fish necessary)

4 capfuls Soy Sauce

Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup for decoration

TO GARNISH:

1 bottle of blond hair dye

5 strands of brown hair

2 skeleton rings, extra glaze

2 squinted eyes

INSTRUCTIONS:

Combine everything but the chocolate syrup in a pot with chopsticks. Stir occasionally until super thick. If the attitude floats to the top, do not stop stirring until it sinks down again. Dish can be served hot or cold, but if served cold, you will taste the depression over all the other ingredients. Do not add cauliflower, balloons, song covers, or rap artists. Those items will cause the dish to spoil a lot faster. When served in a preferred bowl, use the syrup to draw a funny face of your choice. This will add happiness to your dish. Enjoy.

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